The Adventure Starts Here: All Things Green - St. Patrick's Day Lucky Linkup

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

All Things Green - St. Patrick's Day Lucky Linkup

The Valentine's Day decorations have come down, and our apartment has been touched by a leprechaun.  Our welcome sign has been updated, I added a garland of four leaf clovers, and I've done a few festive crafts with Noah.  I also have to admit that I've stopped by McDonalds for my annual Shamrock Shake!



I also made some St. Patty's Day cookies, otherwise known as Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies.



You could use your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe for the base, but I went the super simple route and just added chocolate chips to a sugar cookie dough.  

Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough
1/4-1/2 tsp mint extract
6-8 drops green food color
1 cup Andes mints (broke into pieces)
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir together all the ingredients.  Using medium cookie scoop, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.


I'm including my recipe in the St. Patrick's Day Lucky Linkup.


We also took our second annual St. Patty's Flinn picture.


6 comments:

  1. Yum those look so great! I love mint and chocolate together!

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  2. green cookies - oh i so gotta make those!!!

    PS - i have a GIVEAWAY going on - stop by and spread the love if you can :o)

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  3. Love this!!! Those cookies look awesome! Thanks so much for linking up!

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  4. YUM! I have to try those cookies! Maybe I will get paired up with you for the recipe swap! And I totally forgot about McDonald's shamrock shakes! I will have to go get one :)

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  5. Oh, I love Andes mints! And your cookies look delicious!! I'm glad I was linked-up to your recipe. :)

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  6. Mmm I really love anything minty so these look right up my alley!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

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